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Aston TARA - Rotherham

Aston TARA - Rotherham Federation of Tenants and Residents Aston tenants/residents’ associations is a community groups made up of local people acting in a voluntary capacity to promote and defend the interests of tenants and or residents in Aston

17 January 2019
Yorkshire and Humber
Local Alliances:
Rotherham Dementia Action Alliance

1. Action Plan

1. The National Dementia Declaration lists seven outcomes that the DAA are seeking to achieve for people with dementia and their carers. How would you describe your organisation’s role in delivering better outcomes for people with dementia and their carers?

Aston TARA can help to keep dementia on the agenda and raise people’s awareness of the work being done by Rotherham Dementia Action Alliance (RDAA).

We can encourage community organisations and local businesses within our area to get involved and become members of the RDAA.

We can include dementia in the work being done locally with the SYP – safer Neighbourhood teams and SYFR recognising that the people living with dementia in our area may feel and be vulnerable.

We will encourage more dementia awareness in our area.


2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?

It may initially be a challenge to get people to understand the concept of RDAA and consider what they can do to make a difference.

We will work with RDAA to provide information and cascade  inspiration

2. Actions

  • Promotion of the work being done by RDAA

    We will help to raise awareness about the working being done within RDAA to as many residents and tenants as possible and to other organisations in the Aston area

    We will carrying a supply of information both in hard copy format and electronically.

    We will pass on the contact details of any interested organisations to RDAA

  • Social Media

    We will help raise the profile of the work of RDAA with in the media following them on Twitter and Facebook

  • Community Dementia Awareness

    We as a group will become Dementia Friends and host a Dementia Awareness session opening this up to others promoting dementia awareness within the community